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Danaher Corporation Technician I (Synthesis - MNP) - Weekend Overnight in Coralville, Iowa

Technician I (Synthesis - MNP)

Reports to: MNP Assistant Manager

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Coralville

Group: Main Production

Shift: Weekend Overnights; Fri,Sat,Sun 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Purpose statement:

The Technician I (Synthesis - MNP) performs preparatory work and basic manufacturing functions for the production of oligonucleotides and aides the department with general laboratory maintenance.

Job Specific Essential Functions:

  • Maintains accurate and detailed product and instrument records

  • Maintains inventory control by performing appropriate transactions

  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment

  • Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls

  • Performs lab cleaning and decontamination protocols

  • Communicates with all levels of peers and management

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Specific Essential Functions:

  • Prepares synthesis plates so that they are ready for synthesis; which includes washing, drying, fritting and membrane loading

  • Synthesizes and deprotects oligos on various platforms

  • Uses lab equipment including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities

  • Uses custom software packages

  • Prepares ESI sample plates

  • Collects lab material for recycling

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate’s degree preferred

Experience:

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required

  • Previous laboratory and chemical handling experience preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Manages time to achieve the best productivity possible

  • Ability to measure and handle materials in safe and accurate manner

  • Ability to maintain accuracy with attention to detail

  • Ability to use aids and work instructions effectively to perform job functions

  • Ability to follow safe chemical handling procedures and protocols.

  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy.

  • Ability to accept responsibility for your actions to establish accountability.

  • Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.

  • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.

  • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

  • Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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